Hit-and-run crash involving a cyclist in Colorado Springs, driver turns himself in

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Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 10:17 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - The driver responsible for seriously injuring a cyclist in Colorado Springs Friday reportedly turned himself into police shortly after the incident.

Police are reporting the crash happened at about 2:45 p.m. along Uintah just west of I-25. Investigators believe a small black SUV was merging from the southbound I-25 off-ramp to westbound Uintah and hit the cyclist. The driver of the SUV fled the scene and was last seen driving north on Walnut Street from Uintah.

The cyclist survived but had serious injuries.

The crash is still under investigation and the names of those involved have not yet been released. Police say the driver of the vehicle has charges pending.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call 719-444-7000.

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